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Growing the Nordic Child: The family and government as partners

Finland, Sweden and Norway have historically taken an active role in supporting parents with the challenges and responsibilities of raising children. New research provides an overview of the Nordic experience: their philosophy, policies and practices that support families, discuss how children’s rights are supported and outline challenges these countries presently face. 127 more words

Early Childhood Development

BCCF launches a new newsletter for families

The BC Council for Families has launched a new newsletter with a family focus entitled Your Family. It is published monthly.  Families, service providers and other interested people can subscribe on BCCF’s new website

Early Childhood Development

HELP Webinar: Understanding Your 2015 MDI Reports, June 3

Wednesday, June 3

3:30-4:15 pm

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HELP’s latest Middle Years Development Instrument (MDI) reports include expanded results that include comparisons to the average of all participating school districts. 71 more words

Events And Opportunities

Fifth National Summit on Quality in Home Visiting Programs

By Emily Carroll

Recently, members of the ICS team including Joe Waters, Caitlin Mauk, Emily Carroll, and (Board Member) Liz Winer, attended the Fifth National Summit on Quality in Home Visiting Programs. 526 more words

Policy

Diana Rodriguez

Title: Second Grade Teacher

Company: J.Z. Leyendecker Elementary School of Laredo Independent School District

Location: Laredo, Texas

Celebrating 35 years of elementary education, Diana Rodriguez continues as a second grade teacher for J.Z. 130 more words

Teaching

Why we need to invest in early childhood in Montenegro

Anyone who has been anywhere near a three-year-old recently will attest to their inexhaustible curiosity. They ask as many as 100 questions an hour – and around about the age of three, those questions switch from “what and where” to “how and why” questions – in a search for meaning in the world around them. 826 more words

UNICEF

Early Reading is Good for Your Child's Brain

Reading to your child is as important to their development as talking to them. In the first few years of life neurological paths are created in the brain, personalities develop, and interests are just beginning to grow. 221 more words